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Self-Driving Car Bill Has Bipartisan Support, But There's Still Debate Self-Driving Car Bill Has Bipartisan Support, But There's Still Debate
- September 07, 2017

Companies working on autonomous vehicles include Ford, Waymo, Tesla, Baidu, General Motors and Uber . Bob Latta, who authored the bill, said widespread deployment of self-driving vehicles would improve consumer safety by reducing traffic-related fatalities and injuries, increase the mobility of seniors and others who have difficulty driving, clarify federal and state regulatory roles, and stimulate job growth and economic opportunities. (more...)
Huawei Beats Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Now #2 Huawei Beats Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Now #2
- September 07, 2017

Counterpoint's Research Director Peter Richardson said, "This is a significant milestone for Huawei, the largest Chinese smartphone brand with a growing global presence". While the tech giant has nearly mastered the technology, the iPhone 8 , which is also Apple's tenth-anniversary edition, will be giving the much-awaited the fingerprint sensor feature a miss, as per a Forbes report. (more...)
Google has upgraded its Street View cameras, and the implications are shocking Google has upgraded its Street View cameras, and the implications are shocking
- September 06, 2017

Currently, the Street View technology makes use of Google's machine learning and AI capabilities, which can detect and note relevant street names and numbers and automatically store them into the Google database by looking at the pictures taken by the Street View auto. (more...)
Recent Analysts Ratings H&R Block, Inc. (HRB)
- September 06, 2017

Also, the company disclosed a divided for the quarter, expected to be paid on early Mon, Oct 2nd. Two Brokerage firms have recommended the share with a sell recommendation, around seven have published a hold recommendation and 1 have issued a buy recommendation to the share. (more...)
Agf Investments INC Decreased Altria Group INC (MO) Stake by $29.32 Million
- September 06, 2017

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 61.89% of the company's stock. Moreover, Suntrust Banks has 0.51% invested in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) for 1.26M shares. Altria Group (NYSE:MO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.81 reported by 11 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). (more...)
Destiny 2 Gets Rare 20% Off Deal Before Release Destiny 2 Gets Rare 20% Off Deal Before Release
- September 06, 2017

Destiny 2 is a fine example of how a developer should fine tune its games based on community feedback - positive and negative. Bungie pushing weapons like the Sniper Rifle, Shotgun, and Fusion Rifle to the power weapon slot means one-shot kills will come less often in Destiny 2's Crucible multiplayer . (more...)
Destiny 2's Clan Features Unavailable In-Game For Destiny 2's Clan Features Unavailable In-Game For "Several Days"
- September 06, 2017

As players jump into the sequel for the first time, they might notice the absence of in-game Clan features. However, you won't have to fight alone in this endeavor as players can team up and join clans to better their odds. Guided Games aren't now available either - it will enter into beta on September 12th for the Nightfall . As it was expected Bungie asked of Destiny 1 Clan Founders to gather their forces for Destiny 2 . (more...)
'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow steps down 'Star Wars: Episode IX' director Colin Trevorrow steps down
- September 06, 2017

Disney in June said that film makers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had left the upcoming Han Solo " Star Wars " spin-off movie project due to creative differences. Fans are not too surprised to hear that Johnson is being eyed by Lucasfilm . However, reports are suggesting it was an uneasy alliance. LucasFilm said in a short statement that the decision was reached mutually with sources indicating to Variety that the rift between studio and filmmaker stemmed from a clash over ... (more...)
'Up to six million' Instagram account details exposed 'Up to six million' Instagram account details exposed
- September 06, 2017

The server returns a JSON response with the victim's personal information including sensitive data such as email and phone number. The result was the exposure of six million Instagram accounts after the hackers created a deep web database for the personal information of the victims. (more...)
Huawei leapfrogs Apple to become world's second largest smartphone vendor Huawei leapfrogs Apple to become world's second largest smartphone vendor
- September 06, 2017

With a couple of notable exceptions , Apple consistently ranks as the second largest smartphone manufacturer based on sales. The share of Huawei in July amounted to about 11.6 percent, Apple is about 11,18%, and sales leader Samsung is about 20,36%. (more...)
Yen Jolted by North Korea Ramifications Yen Jolted by North Korea Ramifications
- September 06, 2017

Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing, a market heavyweight, dropped 2.48 per cent to 30,570 yen, after sales at its Japanese stores and online fell 3.4 per cent in August. Analysts said the comments cast more doubt over the likelihood of another rate hike this year. Pyongyang has seemed to make it a habit recently to be pushing for firsts as the missile which flew over Japan was an unusual event considering that North Korea has typically been extremely careful not to make any overtly aggressive ... (more...)
Facebook's Ad Metrics Come Under Scrutiny Yet Again Facebook's Ad Metrics Come Under Scrutiny Yet Again
- September 06, 2017

However, U.S. census data suggests that previous year, a total of 31 million people were in the age group of 18 to 24 and 45 million were in the 25 to 34 age group. Because it was only counting videos that were watched for at least three seconds, Facebook was overestimated average viewing times by between 60% and 80%. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- September 06, 2017

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of United Technologies Corporation's analysts are positive. Patten Inc owns 1.48% invested in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX ) for 30,111 shares. claims 5,336 shares worth $651,528,000. The legal version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/06/united-technologies-corporation-utx-downgraded-to-hold-at-vertical-research.html. (more...)
Upcoming Hearthstone Patch Includes Balance Changes Upcoming Hearthstone Patch Includes Balance Changes
- September 06, 2017

As we suspected Innervate was the developer's first target. Instead of granting two extra mana crystals, the card now just gives one. Ultimate Infestation is a 10 mana Druid spell from Frozen Throne that gives players 5 cards, 5 armor, a 5/5 minion, and deals 5 damage. (more...)
AZ Air National Guard: F-16 crashes near Safford AZ Air National Guard: F-16 crashes near Safford
- September 06, 2017

The National Guard said that rescue efforts are under way, adding that the status of the pilot is " unknown at this time ". Hassan was also training with the 162nd, which hosts the worldwide F-16 fighter pilot training program. The jet was based out of the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing . The Air Force has created a safety board to investigate the crash. "It provides a relatively low-priced, high-performance weapon system for the United States and allied nations". (more...)
PUBG reaches 10 million early access sales in just over 5 months PUBG reaches 10 million early access sales in just over 5 months
- September 06, 2017

Meanwhile, Minecraft sits at 26 million sold with Terrarria behind it at 20 million. During the event, Battlegrounds did the unthinkable and surpassed Valve's multiplayer favourite Dota 2 on the list of most concurrent players on Valve's own digital platform Steam , with 877,000 gamers. (more...)
Fallout 4 GOTY Edition for Nintendo Switch Listed by Spanish Retailer Fallout 4 GOTY Edition for Nintendo Switch Listed by Spanish Retailer
- September 06, 2017

In the flood of new reports adds up the new one from Nintendo too. This partnership is established to create the officially licensed MicroSD cards. Devs thinking of bringing their work to Nintendo's new console should know that the company is evidently totally okay with games that require more memory than the 32GB built into the Switch . (more...)
Facebook Sports: Company Places $600 Million Bid For Cricket Streaming Rights Facebook Sports: Company Places $600 Million Bid For Cricket Streaming Rights
- September 06, 2017

While Facebook has booked numerous deals recently, they've largely been limited to rights for packages or games from providers like the Major League Baseball , esports and second-tier college football games . "We plan to bring fans more live games from a variety of sports in the Video tab, and will collaborate closely with our partners to do so in a way that supports their business goals". (more...)
NIA Summons Kashmir Bar Association President In Terror Funding Case NIA Summons Kashmir Bar Association President In Terror Funding Case
- September 06, 2017

The two also circulated on social networking sites pictures and videos that sparked widespread rumours in the Valley, the officials alleged. As first reported by TOI, after analyzing telephone conversations of several persons in valley, NIA had shortlisted 48 "habitual" stone-pelters who were in touch with local and mid-level Hurriyat leaders, and were paid to further disburse money to hundreds of stone-pelters. (more...)
Apple ends its annual music festival Apple ends its annual music festival
- September 06, 2017

It was rebranded as the Apple Music Festival in 2015 and some of its last performers included Elton John, The 1975 and Alicia Keys. About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to post, dismiss or edit any comments. (more...)